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CEO update July 2022: Tory leadership, late payments and more

In his July update, IPSE CEO Derek Cribb talks about the Tory leadership election, IPSE's late payment campaign and more. 

CEO Update May: shaping IPSE membership, tackling late payment, supporting new freelancers and more

In the latest update from IPSE CEO, Derek Cribb, he discusses this important and uncertain time for the self-employed, with a particular look at the latest research, IR35, and the freelance community as a whole.

IPSE pushing to ensure fair holiday pay for umbrella workers

IPSE has responded to reports of people working through umbrella companies not getting their fair holiday pay.

IPSE: “unanswered questions” about government proposal for rolling in-year self-employed tax system

IPSE responds to government's proposed pay-as-you-go tax system for the self-employed.

IPSE welcomes Small Business Commissioner Liz Barclay and urges pandemic late payment clampdown

IPSE looks forward to working with new Small Business Commissioner Liz Barclay to tackle late payment.

A win for IPSE's campaign on late payment – and what it means for you

After IPSE lobbying, government is starting a consultation on giving the Small Business Commissioner more powers to clamp down on late payment.

Men earn 43 per cent more than women in self-employment, IPSE research reveals

There is a 43 per cent gender pay gap among the self-employed, research by IPSE has found. This is significantly higher than the 17 per cent among employees.

IPSE: Vital Small Business Commissioner post is filled quickly to maintain momentum against the “scourge of late payment”

IPSE's response to the announcement that Small Business Commissioner Paul Uppal has resigned.